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Recipe

Pumpkin spice loaf

  • 25 mins preparation
  • 55 mins cooking
  • Makes 1 Item
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Ingredients

Pumpkin spice loaf
  • 350 gram peeled pumpkin, chopped (or 1/4 cup leftover mash)
  • 90 gram softened butter
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup self-raising flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon bicarbonate soda
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • butter, to serve
Crumble
  • 1/4 cup plain flour
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 30 gram chopped chilled butter
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin seeds

Method

Pumpkin spice loaf
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 180°C. Lightly grease and line a 10cm x 22cm loaf pan with baking paper.
  • 2
    Place pumpkin in a bowl with 1 tablespoon water. Cover with plastic wrap and microwave on high (100% power) 5 minutes, until tender. Drain. Mash until smooth. Cool.
  • 3
    In another bowl, using electric mixer, beat butter, sugar and spices together until pale and creamy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in combined sifted flour and soda, pumpkin and raisins. Spoon into pan. Smooth top.
  • 4
    To make crumble, combine flour and sugar in a bowl. Rub in butter. Stir in seeds. Sprinkle over batter.
  • 5
    Bake 50-55 minutes, until cooked when tested. Cool in pan 10 minutes before turning onto a wire rack to cool completely. Serve warm with butter.

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